Work-Related Back Injury


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A back injury can affect an individual for life. Chronic residual pain, non-functionality, and related issues can persist long after the back injury is believed to be healed.

If you have suffered a back injury at work, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Talk to a Southern Minnesota workers’ comp attorney from Rosengren, Kohlmeyer & Hagen Law Office in Mankato. We offer a free consultation where we can discuss your specific legal options. Contact a Mankato work-related back injury attorney online or call (507) 625-5000.

Work-Related Back Injuries

Our lawyers represent individuals who have suffered any of the following back injuries at work:

  • Herniated, slipped or ruptured disks
  • Fractured vertebrae
  • Compression fractures
  • Overuse injuries
  • Nerve impingement
  • Strains and sprains
  • Lifting injuries

Maximize Financial Recovery

If your employer is responsible for your injury, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. If a negligent third party is responsible for your injury (such as a negligent co-worker or machinery operator), you may be entitled to additional compensation through a third-party liability claim. Our law firm can discuss ways to maximize your financial recovery.

Seeking Medical Treatment for a Back Injury

Back injuries are some of the most common work-related injuries. If you have suffered a back injury at work, you should report your injury to your employer and seek quality medical care. In Minnesota, you can visit any doctor you wish, despite what your employer might say. Then, it is important to speak to a workers’ compensation attorney who can advise you about your specific legal options.

For more information about this topic, please visit our workers’ compensation blog.

Injured at Work? | Contact a Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Attorney | (507) 625-5000

To schedule a free consultation for seeking workers’ compensation benefits for a work-related back injury, call our firm or e-mail us.

Meet Your Workers’ Compensation Lawyers


Workers’ Compensation lawyers practice in a very specialized area of the law, there are only a handful in Southern Minnesota who are full-time Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.  The Work Comp team at Rosengren, Kohlmeyer & Hagen Law Office has these specialized lawyers to help you in your work comp case.

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